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Camera & Audio Operator

Camera & Audio Operator

WLKY-TV has an opening for a production Studio Camera Operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player with strong interpersonal skills that works well under pressure. Ideal candidate will have working knowledge of broadcast production operations.

 

Job Responsibilities: 

 

  • Responsible for operation of television cameras for a live broadcast 
  • Interact with directors, producers and talent & must remain focused at all times 
  • Will also operate audio console at times, being responsible for all aspects of sound during fast paced newscasts and other projects as needed.
  • Operate television studio cameras in a live production setting.
  • Operate studio lights and change bulbs.
  • Punctual attendance for shifts that can start as early as 4am.
  • Work weekends and holidays as necessary, in support of our 24/7 broadcast operations.
  • In-person attendance is required

 

Experience Requirements:

 

  • Experience operating professional video cameras in live production.
  • Experience using Windows-based computer software.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

 

Qualifications Requirements: 

 

  • Knowledge of robotic camera operation and audio is highly desirable
  • Ability to rapidly respond properly to issues that unexpectedly arise on air is necessary.
  • Knowledge of studio lighting.
  • Ability to climb ladders up to 15 feet and the ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Can work flexible hours and shifts including holidays and weekends.
  • Must be an effective communicator and team-worker, able to work cooperatively with others, sometimes in stressful situations.
  • Ability to follow instructions quickly and accurately, with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work from a standing position for a 2-3 hour period. 

 

Education:

 

  • College graduates with a communications degree preferred 
  • Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered
Additional Requirements
 
As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

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